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Reviews of Wake Up Hostel

Hostel | 509 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

88.0% Overall Rating

1073 out of 1156 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/04/2014)

"Kitchen facilities Thy off something to do every night and that's such a good way to make friends"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.42

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

NO GROUP BOOKINGS. MAXIMUM BOOKING 6 ADULTS The full remaining cost of any booking for stays between the 20th of December and the 2nd of January (inclusive) will be deducted on or after the 1st of December. Payment will be processed using the credit card that you nominated at the time of your booking, and will be non-refundable. If the credit card you nominated is not chargeable on the 1st of December, your booking will be cancelled.

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88.0%

Overall Rating

1073 out of 1156 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Wake Up Hostel'

Atmosphere
88.8%
Location
94.4%
Facilities
87.2%
Cleanliness
84.0%
Staff
86.4%
Value
83.2%
Safety
92.0%
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71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Work / volunteering

11 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Pretty clean and not a bad atmosphere considering how big it is.

Disliked: Cooking facilities are inadequate for the number of guests. Not really any decent social space unless you want to spend time in a bar that's underground.

The property's response is...

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

05 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good security free vouchers friendly staff Good location - just off the free bus route Bar underneath which offers good deals on food and drink

Disliked: Kitchen was disgusting, granted not all down to the hostel but the guests as well, however bins were overflowing, fridges were dirty, flies all around the dry food boxes. Bathrooms were a good size but the bins were overflowing every night and first thing in the morning We never saw a cleaner at work whilst we were there. Part of the vouchers were for Travel Up but the desk isn't open at weekends so we couldn't get the money off.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: close to central station; nice and clean; all I needed was there

Disliked: not a lot of space in the rooms to put my luggage (but that's normal, I guess...)

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

ANTHONY JOHN ROBBINS

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

29 January 2013 ANTHONY JOHN would recommend this property

Liked: Friendliness

Disliked: Some details still needing attention, mostly due to untidiness and dirtiness of the hostellers!

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break

29 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Xxxx

Disliked: Xxxx

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

ANTHONY JOHN ROBBINS

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

28 January 2013 ANTHONY JOHN would recommend this property

Liked: La Posizione vicina alla Stazione centrale. L,informalita' insieme all'efficienza

Disliked: Some small things needed attention (locks on shower doors, etc)

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

25 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good central location close to central station. Good key card idea for security but mine didn't work all the time.

Disliked: Wifi was very pricey.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

14 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I thought wake up hostel was a very clean, nice hostel that offered everything that it said it would.

Disliked: The hostel is quite pricey, but you are getting what you pay for.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

04 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel appeared clean and tidy. Several places to sit and plug in your electronic devices to charge.

Disliked: Not much space in the rooms to organise your luggage.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

gillian tarrant

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 January 2013 gillian would recommend this property

Liked: the hostel is very modern and friendly

Disliked: it's soo big with 7 floors so you only really mix with the people in your room. there is also only 1 kitchen which isn't big enough for the amount of people wanting to cook + you have to wait ages for the lifts as there are only 2

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fab, huge but well run. Clean bathrooms, decent rooms. All good

Disliked: A bit on the pricey side

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Sean Lockwood

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 December 2012 Sean would recommend this property

Liked: Good location and friendly staff

Disliked: Nothing

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture

17 December 2012

Liked: location

Disliked: rooms could be cleaner and bigger

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very convenient location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

09 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean.

Disliked: There were never enough staff on the front desk to answer queries etc.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Ian Oliver

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break

04 December 2012

Liked: My room (4 bed dorm) was at least clean.

Disliked: No expectation on behalf of other guests to respect certain hours as quiet hours. Not helped by a nightclub located in the basement. Bathrooms disgustingly dirty in the morning brought about by drunkenness I believe!!!

The property's response is...

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Geoff Paquet

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

30 November 2012 Geoff would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, great location, activities

Disliked: Big and not condusive to meeting people

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: One of the better hostels I have stayed at.

Disliked: Having more than one plug per room would make life a little easier.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

26 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It has everything a hostel needs. Close to the CBD, good beds and all other facilities you might need. There is a nice bar downstairs which allows you to meet new people, but also for those wanting peace and quit and a lot of sightseeing it is a good place.

Disliked: It can be quite busy at times with busloads of new backpackers arriving.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Jasmine Cornhill

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

20 November 2012 Jasmine would recommend this property

Liked: The location was excellent!

Disliked: The linen could have been cleaner

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Bathrooms large and clean, staff friendly

Disliked: Bit further out of town but not too bad, fairly expensive

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Katy Rose

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 November 2012 Katy would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Clean.

Disliked: Expensive. Pay for wifi.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly people everywhere :)

Disliked: too big, too anonymous, though there is a chance of meeting people and actually seeing them twice ;)

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Paisan Promchan

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

05 November 2012 Paisan would recommend this property

Liked: great place...good location,hostel was new and clean (in room,bathroom,kitchen),staff were really helpful.

Disliked: Paisan left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

03 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: amazing fun atmosphere!

Disliked: annoying powerpoint place in room, above the busy in/out door and behind one bunk in 10 person room. but cant really complain for the price!!


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